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Enraged Students: The May 1968 Protests in France

Posted by Pete on 14th May 2018

You can say what you want about the French, but when it comes to civil insurrection they are without equal. 1789, 1830, 1871, and – 50 years ago – 1968.New William Morris design: Liberty, Equal … read more

The 1971 May Day Challenge to Nixon

Posted by Pete on 1st May 2018

When you think of May Day demonstrations, you probably imagine cloth-capped parades through industrial city streets. Perhaps an accurate image historically - but the scene was a little different i … read more

The Chartist's Fight for Democracy

Posted by Luke on 4th Nov 2017

It's the 4th of November, 1839. The last serious armed rebellion against authority in Britain is about to take place... A year earlier, a movement called the Chartists had come forward demanding … read more